October 11, 1999 Issue
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BY WENDY GOODMAN
Rooms at the Top
Everything Old Is New Again
Inspect These Gadgets
From a gel chair that remembers your shape to a glass toaster to a TV-and-Web-wired lunchbox, designs that will bring your home into the twenty-first century.
The City Politic
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY
Rudy as performance artist
In politics right now, predictability is poison
The Mets may beat the Yanks yet (off the field)
Ponchos for honchos (and hippies)
In Three Kings, war goes all warm and fuzzy
Nicholas Lemann scores the SAT's
Ingres's portraits offer something for everyone
BY JOHN SIMON
Growing up in The Country Club
The Philharmonic goes native
In Roswell, the teens not only seem alien . . .
Garth Brooks's rock-star alter ego
The Underground Gourmet
Trinidad or Turkey? Culinary adventures to go